After being involved with a brewery startup that never made it off the ground and working in the industry for years, Josh Smith yielded to the call of self-employment. He approached his parents about opening a brewery on their property, the family farm where he grew up in Blaine, Washington.
Everyone was on board with Smith’s proposal, even his wife, Monica, who worked with him at the same local craft beer bar before they tied the knot. After 15 months of permitting and construction, the Smiths brewed their first batch of beer on March 18, 2016, launching as Atwood Ales.
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